The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1690 1616 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.74% 24.22% 21.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.34% 27.43% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1390 1422
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5570 5892 6410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.13% 88.30% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4659 4898 5268
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 1164 £45,000 +5.88% 232
Cheshire -4 271 £40,000 - 47
Merseyside -3 121 £40,000 - 20
Lancashire +9 95 £37,500 - 17
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 1132 (37.22%) .NET
2 1090 (35.84%) C#
3 1017 (33.44%) Scrum
4 896 (29.46%) TDD
5 829 (27.26%) JavaScript
6 816 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 785 (25.81%) SQL
8 781 (25.68%) MVC
9 759 (24.96%) HTML
10 744 (24.47%) CSS
11 714 (23.48%) ASP.NET
12 630 (20.72%) Java
13 520 (17.10%) Finance
14 471 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 453 (14.90%) jQuery
16 433 (14.24%) BDD
17 414 (13.61%) Microsoft
17 414 (13.61%) Software Engineering
18 411 (13.52%) Git (software)
19 395 (12.99%) WCF
20 393 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
21 392 (12.89%) AngularJS
22 390 (12.82%) SDLC
23 370 (12.17%) OO
24 347 (11.41%) .NET Framework
25 338 (11.11%) Windows
26 329 (10.82%) Kanban
27 328 (10.79%) Degree
28 321 (10.56%) Web Services
29 313 (10.29%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (2.80%) CMS
2 74 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 67 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 65 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 56 (1.84%) JBoss
7 38 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 35 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 30 (0.99%) Confluence
10 29 (0.95%) Apache
11 26 (0.85%) CloudStack
12 24 (0.79%) WordPress
13 22 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.72%) Umbraco
14 21 (0.69%) IIS
15 19 (0.62%) NServiceBus
16 18 (0.59%) Apache Spark
17 17 (0.56%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.56%) nginx
17 17 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 185 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.68%) MS Office
3 32 (1.05%) MS Project
4 23 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.066%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 51 (1.68%) Magento
2 27 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.13%) Exstream
9 3 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.099%) Sonata
10 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.033%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 186 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.32%) GitHub
4 39 (1.28%) SaaS
5 31 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.92%) Google Play
7 18 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.59%) Office 365
8 14 (0.46%) PaaS
9 13 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 12 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.33%) IaaS
12 8 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.13%) Slack
15 2 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.066%) Basecamp
16 1 (0.033%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.29%) Internet
2 45 (1.48%) Firewall
3 28 (0.92%) HTTP
4 21 (0.69%) DNS
5 16 (0.53%) SAN
6 15 (0.49%) Broadband
6 15 (0.49%) FTP
7 11 (0.36%) WAN
8 10 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (0.33%) NAS
8 10 (0.33%) Network Security
8 10 (0.33%) SSL
9 9 (0.30%) DHCP
10 8 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.26%) VLAN
10 8 (0.26%) WLAN
11 7 (0.23%) Wireless
12 5 (0.16%) SMS
13 4 (0.13%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 816 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 238 (7.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 212 (6.97%) MySQL
4 183 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 141 (4.64%) MongoDB
6 125 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 103 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 102 (3.35%) Big Data
8 102 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 86 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
10 71 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 60 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 57 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 29 (0.95%) DB2
17 27 (0.89%) Redis
18 23 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
19 20 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 411 (13.52%) Git (software)
2 272 (8.94%) JIRA
3 200 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 180 (5.92%) Selenium
5 170 (5.59%) NUnit
6 148 (4.87%) Jenkins
7 143 (4.70%) MSTest
8 108 (3.55%) Visual Studio
9 99 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 98 (3.22%) Moq
11 90 (2.96%) Subversion
12 78 (2.56%) Maven
13 61 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 61 (2.01%) JUnit
14 59 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 58 (1.91%) SpecFlow
16 52 (1.71%) Eclipse
17 47 (1.55%) WebDriver
18 45 (1.48%) Grunt
19 44 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 520 (17.10%) Finance
2 208 (6.84%) Retail
3 142 (4.67%) Games
4 94 (3.09%) Marketing
5 79 (2.60%) Banking
6 70 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 62 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.35%) Electronics
9 39 (1.28%) Legal
10 37 (1.22%) Advertising
11 24 (0.79%) Back Office
12 18 (0.59%) Law
13 17 (0.56%) Automotive
14 14 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.30%) Publishing
17 8 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.20%) Military
18 6 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1563 (51.40%) Developer
2 653 (21.47%) .NET Developer
3 418 (13.75%) Analyst
4 382 (12.56%) C# Developer
5 295 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 284 (9.34%) Senior Developer
7 266 (8.75%) Software Developer
8 265 (8.71%) Java Developer
9 196 (6.45%) Business Analyst
10 182 (5.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 171 (5.62%) Software Engineer
12 154 (5.06%) Project Manager
13 152 (5.00%) SQL Developer
14 151 (4.97%) Lead Developer
15 150 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
16 140 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
17 133 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 132 (4.34%) PHP Developer
19 126 (4.14%) Test Analyst
19 126 (4.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1132 (37.22%) .NET
2 759 (24.96%) HTML
3 744 (24.47%) CSS
4 714 (23.48%) ASP.NET
5 471 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 453 (14.90%) jQuery
7 395 (12.99%) WCF
8 392 (12.89%) AngularJS
9 347 (11.41%) .NET Framework
10 321 (10.56%) Web Services
11 296 (9.73%) RESTful
12 290 (9.54%) HTML5
13 279 (9.17%) XML
14 243 (7.99%) Node.js
15 229 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 228 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 220 (7.23%) Entity Framework
18 214 (7.04%) WPF
19 199 (6.54%) CSS3
20 193 (6.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 228 (7.50%) iPad
2 209 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 167 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 166 (5.46%) User Experience
5 157 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
6 132 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
7 99 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
8 49 (1.61%) NHS
9 31 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 31 (1.02%) PMI
9 31 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 30 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 30 (0.99%) iPhone
11 29 (0.95%) Visualisation
12 27 (0.89%) Social Network
13 24 (0.79%) FMCG
14 21 (0.69%) Driving Licence
15 20 (0.66%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 338 (11.11%) Windows
2 190 (6.25%) Linux
3 106 (3.49%) Android
4 85 (2.80%) Unix
5 76 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.30%) CentOS
11 6 (0.20%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.13%) OpenVMS
12 4 (0.13%) Solaris
13 3 (0.099%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.066%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.033%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (33.44%) Scrum
2 896 (29.46%) TDD
3 781 (25.68%) MVC
4 433 (14.24%) BDD
5 414 (13.61%) Software Engineering
6 393 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
7 390 (12.82%) SDLC
8 370 (12.17%) OO
9 329 (10.82%) Kanban
10 313 (10.29%) Web Development
11 285 (9.37%) E-Commerce
12 257 (8.45%) Project Management
13 245 (8.06%) Web Application Development
14 228 (7.50%) Waterfall
15 223 (7.33%) Unit Testing
16 197 (6.48%) DevOps
16 197 (6.48%) Mentoring
17 191 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
18 179 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 162 (5.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1090 (35.84%) C#
2 829 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 785 (25.81%) SQL
4 630 (20.72%) Java
5 256 (8.42%) PHP
6 210 (6.91%) T-SQL
7 177 (5.82%) Ruby
8 147 (4.83%) C++
9 124 (4.08%) Python
10 87 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 67 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 67 (2.20%) VB
12 59 (1.94%) Scala
13 49 (1.61%) PowerShell
14 44 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 38 (1.25%) C
17 34 (1.12%) Groovy
18 33 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 31 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 328 (10.79%) Degree
2 119 (3.91%) ISEB
3 84 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 42 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 34 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 26 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.46%) PMP
11 8 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.23%) HND
13 5 (0.16%) IIBA
13 5 (0.16%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.099%) CISSP
14 3 (0.099%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.099%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.099%) MBA
15 2 (0.066%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (6.97%) QA
2 18 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.26%) SLA
6 5 (0.16%) HL7
7 3 (0.099%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.099%) SDET
8 1 (0.033%) COBIT
8 1 (0.033%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.033%) JTAG
8 1 (0.033%) P3O
8 1 (0.033%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.033%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (0.95%) Docker
2 26 (0.85%) vSphere
2 26 (0.85%) Xen
2 26 (0.85%) XenServer
3 25 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.33%) Varnish
5 10 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.066%) HDFS
9 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.033%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 83 (2.73%) Puppet
2 52 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (1.05%) Kibana
5 30 (0.99%) Cobbler
6 26 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 15 (0.49%) SCCM
8 13 (0.43%) AirWatch
8 13 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
9 12 (0.39%) Terraform
10 11 (0.36%) Ansible
11 10 (0.33%) Graphite
11 10 (0.33%) Packer
11 10 (0.33%) SCOM
12 9 (0.30%) Grafana
12 9 (0.30%) Uchiwa
13 6 (0.20%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.13%) Nagios
15 2 (0.066%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.066%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 414 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 200 (6.58%) Oracle
3 99 (3.26%) Google
4 47 (1.55%) IBM
5 42 (1.38%) SAP
6 37 (1.22%) Adobe
7 33 (1.09%) VMware
8 26 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
8 26 (0.85%) HP
9 23 (0.76%) Zend
10 21 (0.69%) Cognizant
11 19 (0.62%) Facebook
11 19 (0.62%) Tableau
12 16 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.53%) hybris
12 16 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.49%) Twitter
14 13 (0.43%) ATG
14 13 (0.43%) Talend
15 12 (0.39%) Sitecore
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